Dainichi

Japanese - The god of the True Word Buddhists. One of the 5 Dhyanibuddhas. One of the 5 Dhyanibodhisattvas, in some accounts. He invests the whole of the universe. All other deities and demons are but manifestations of this being. In some accounts he is equated with Fudo-myoo. On occassion, referred to as Dainichi, Birushana, Birushana, Brahma, Brahma, Brahman, Vaivarta, Abjaja, Abjayoni, Absolute, Ananta, Astakarna, Brahman, Dhatar, Dhatri, Grandfather, hamsa, Hiranyagarbha, Ishvara, Kala, Kamalasana, Mahadeva, Narayana, Padma-Nabha, Pitamaha, Prajapati, Purusha, Svayambhu(va), Varaha, Vishvakarma, Buddhist Janardana, Vairocana, Cambodian Prah Phrom, Japanese Bon-Ten-O, Thai Phrom, Mahavairocana, Mahavairocana, Mahavairochana, Mahavairochana, Mahavairoc(h)ana, Mahavairoc(h)ana, Buddhist Vairocana, Buddhist Vairocana, Hindu Brahma, Hindu Brahma or Preas Prohm.

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